RTC: Texans need a Williams discount

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Houston Texans

Why Peyton Manning won’t be playing for the Texans, from John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Without a discount, Mario Williams won’t be affordable for the Texans, says McClain.

Indianapolis Colts

Putting it all on Manning is a great PR move by Jim Irsay, but Bob Kravitz on the Indianapolis Star isn’t convinced it’s a great football move.

Mike Chappell of The Star with the paper’s rundown of its conversation with Irsay.

“Why at this stage of this crude, clumsy campaign should Peyton Manning trust Jim Irsay?” Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! examines the question.

Bill Polian thinks the public back-and-forth will help the two sides reach a resolution, says Alex Marvez of FoxSports.com.

Clark Judge of CBSSports.com thinks it was a smart move for Irsay to say what he did.

The 30-story Lombardi Trophy is gone, says Zak Keefer of the Star.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Shahid Khan continues the evolution of the Jaguars with the hiring of team president Mark Lamping, says Joe Wilhelm Jr. of the Daily Record.

Tennessee Titans

Defensive tackle Lamar Divens passed up the Bucs hoping the Titans would call. And Tennessee has signed the former Vanderbilt and Tennessee State player, says John Glennon.